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#25KasımdaHerYerdeyiz dedik, her yerdeydik!

Kadınların öldürülmesini engellemek yerine sesimizi kısmak isteyenlere rağmen susmadık, itaat etmedik… Kadına Yönelik Şiddete Karşı Uluslararası Mücadele ve Dayanışma Günü’nde, tüm dünyada kadınlar seslerini yükseltirken İstanbul’da kadınların erkek şiddeti son bulsun diye sokaklara dökülmesinin önünde bu sene polis engeli vardı. Kadınların öldürülmesini engellemek yerine sesimizi kısmak isteyenlere rağmen susmadık, itaat etmedik… Kadına Yönelik Şiddete Karşı Uluslararası Mücadele ve Dayanışma Günü’nde, tüm dünyada kadınlar seslerini yükseltirken...

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We are together in the struggle against sexism, discrimination and violence!

We are women: Turkish citizen, immigrant, refugee, asylum seeker and undocumented women… Regardless our legal status, the rights are ours; the struggle is ours; Law No. 6284 protects all of us, Istanbul Convention and CEDAW cover all of us. We are women: Turkish citizen, immigrant, refugee, asylum seeker and undocumented women… Regardless our legal status, the rights are ours; the struggle is ours; Law No. 6284 protects all of us, Istanbul Convention and CEDAW cover all of us. On 25 November, the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, we declare that, as the...

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In November 2016 a clause allowing child rapists to marry their victims was discussed and – thanks to efforts of Turkish Penal Code Clause 103, Women’s Platform and 130 independent women’s organisations – withdrawn, to be revised. The clause paves the way for child marriage and consensual sexual relations with minors. The whole proposal should be binned! The state cannot use law to “cover up” a crime this way!

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WSF, started a petition on the occasion of World Humanitarian Summit

Women’s Solidarity Foundation, started a petition on the occasion of World Humanitarian Summit for the purpose of highlighting the situation of refugee women in Turkey in terms of gender based violence. Go to site for petition. http://www.kadav.org.tr/kampanya/ Women’s Solidarity Foundation, started a petition on the occasion of World Humanitarian Summit for the purpose of highlighting the situation of refugee women in Turkey in terms of gender based violence and to emphasize the importance of active and democratic participation of women’s human rights, human rights and life defenders in...

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Preventing Gender Based Violence Against Migrants and İstanbul Convention

We meet to find out what kind of legal instruments the İstanbul Convention provides us and how we benefit these instruments to struggle against violence against that women, children and LGBT people migrants expose in Turkey. We meet to find out what kind of legal instruments the İstanbul Convention provides us and how we benefit these instruments to struggle against violence against that women, children and LGBT people migrants expose in Turkey. The seminar will be facilitated by; Asst. Doc. Bertan Tokuzlu, Bilgi University Human Rights Research Center and Av. Selen Elif Ay, United Nations...

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Turkish LGBTI High School Students

22. Istanbul LGBT Pride Week beginning June 23 will end with a rich program in the pride parade on June 29th. “This year,” contact “heading under regulation 22. LGBT Istanbul Pride Week, Monday, 23 June starts. 10 years of homophobic and hormones has become a nightmare for transphobic the dozens of panels, especially Tomato Awards Ceremony, exhibition, and the year’s most colorful party of the week will take place, LGBT Pride March will end with. walk that last year over 50 thousand people attended this year it will be held on 29 June.

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